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Fire Up the Fourth of July in Bastrop

We do things big in Bastrop, and the 4 th of July is no exception. You’ll see our special brand of American pride in every one of our celebrations on and around the holiday. Let us walk you through the best bashes so you don’t miss any of the fireworks. Get planning soon because things kick off the…

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Make it a Memorial Day to Remember in Bastrop

Launch your summer right this Memorial Day weekend in Bastrop, TX. Lounge by Lake Bastrop, drift along the Colorado River, camp among the famous Loblolly Pines, or settle in for some live music and great home cooking in Downtown Bastrop. Here are our picks: Camp in the Lost Pines Whether a comfy…

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Join Us for Juneteenth in Bastrop

Juneteenth is an important holiday in Bastrop. Also known as Freedom Day, it celebrates the day 250,000 enslaved Black people were freed in Texas on June 19, 1865. Although the Emancipation Proclamation became effective in 1863, some former Confederate states didn’t comply until years later. On that…

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Enjoy all that makes Bastrop truly unique

Anyone who has ever lived in or visited Bastrop knows this city is a special place. It’s especially perfect as a getaway for anyone living in Houston, San Antonio, Austin or Dallas. You’ll discover the hospitality that Texas is known for, but in Bastrop, you’ll find so much more. When you’re…

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Head to Bastrop for the 2024 Eclipse Show

Few events bring out the kids in all of us quite like a total solar eclipse. Well, get ready, Texas and the world, because the super science show is coming to North Texas on April 8, and Bastrop will be front and center for this exciting display. Make the celestial event an even more memorable one…

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Spring Break the Right Way in Bastrop

For many students, spring break is the highlight of the first half of the year. Even if your school days are behind you, there’s something about those first few weeks of spring that makes you itch to pack up and get away for a weekend or two. If you’ve never considered spring breaking in Bastrop…

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Join the Mardi Gras celebration in Bastrop

You don’t have to wait until Fat Tuesday to enjoy the music, dancing, food and festivities of Mardi Gras! From Feb 1-3, the city of Bastrop is holding a variety of fun and exciting events during its inaugural celebration of the cultural traditions of Louisiana. “Bastrop TX Mardi Gras” will honor the…

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